One of the Education Alliance’s keystone initiatives is the Partnership in Education initiative that links every school in the state with at least one business partner.
In honor of the upcoming 35th Year Anniversary, the Alliance is taking that Partnership initiative to the next level with a special Award for an Exemplary Partnership for Career-readiness.
At the 2017 West Virginia Education Summit, The Education Alliance’s board of directors of presented an Award for an Exemplary Partnership for Career-readiness to Berkeley County Schools. A brief video is available here to provide an overview of why this partnership was selected. Several of their partners, including representatives from BlueRidge Community Technical College and Procter & Gamble joined them in accepting the award.
98% of all schools in West Virginia are linked with at least one business partner
2,224 businesses in West Virginia support at least one school
DuPont and Parkersburg High School have the longest school and business partnership on record
Please use the form below to register your business and school partnership. Business and school partners are encouraged to formalize their relationship with a signing ceremony. Partnerships in Education certificates can be requested by contacting Caroline Goodall at (304)342-7850.